1st Berserk Film Wins Silver at Oregon Film Awards
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The Oregon Film Awards announced on November 7 that Toshiyuki Kubooka and Studio 4°C's Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I – The Egg of the King film won a Silver Award in the Animated Film Competition category. The awards festival distributes awards in four recognition levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
The festival's awards are limited and are "presented only to those films and filmmakers that demonstrate a superior level of craftsmanship and quality."
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I – The Egg of the King is the first of three films in Studio 4°C's theatrical adaptation of Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga. Viz Media will release the film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on November 27. The film is screening on Tuesday at the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) at 9:30 p.m at the Hi-Pointe Theatre.
The film opened in Japan this past February and premiered in the United States at San Diego Comic Con in July. The second film premiered in Japan in June, and the third film will premiere in February 2013.
[Via Viz Media]